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NAU Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

80.8%
Admission Difficulty for Northern Arizona University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into NAU? The school has a 81% acceptance rate. Last year, 29,812 out of 36,875 applicants were admitted making Northern Arizona University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Northern Arizona University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Northern Arizona University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Northern Arizona University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Northern Arizona University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Northern Arizona University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.4
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Northern Arizona University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Northern Arizona University was 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.4 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as NAU accepts 81% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Northern Arizona University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 29% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 17% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 16% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 19% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

Northern Arizona University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 22,918 13,957 36,875
Accepted 18,989 10,823 29,812
Acceptance Rate 83% 78% 81%
Enrolled 3,674 2,226 5,900
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 21% 20%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Northern Arizona University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Northern Arizona University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Northern Arizona University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=105330 IPEDS survey data for Northern Arizona University.